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Rallying for immigrant rights : the fight for inclusion in 21st century America

Author: Kim Voss; Irene Bloemraad
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their protests, rallies, and boycotts made these the most significant events of political activism in the United States since the 1960s. This accessibly written volume offers the first comprehensive analysis of this historic
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rallying for immigrant rights.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011000293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Voss; Irene Bloemraad
ISBN: 9780520267541 0520267540 9780520267558 0520267559 9780520948914 0520948912
OCLC Number: 897048151
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 319 p.) illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments What Happened? The Historically Unprecedented Mobilizations of Spring 2006 1. The Protests of 2006: What Were They, How Do We Understand Them, Where Do We Go? Irene Bloemraad, Kim Voss, and Taeku Lee 2. Groundswell Meets Groundwork: Building on the Mobilizations to Empower Immigrant Communities Ted Wang and Robert C. Winn Mobilization Dynamics: Why and How the Protests Happened 3. Mobilization en Espanol: Spanish-Language Radio and the Activation of Political Identities Ricardo Ramirez 4. Building the Labor-Clergy-Immigrant Alliance Randy Shaw 5. From Prayer to Protest: The Immigrant Rights Movement and the Catholic Church Luisa Heredia 6. Mobilizing Marchers in the Mile-High City: The Role of Community-Based Organizations Lisa M. Martinez 7. Migrant Civic Engagement Jonathan Fox and Xochitl Bada 8. Regarding Family: New Actors in the Chicago Protests Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-Gonzalez 9. It's a Family Affair: Intergenerational Mobilization in the Spring 2006 Protests Irene Bloemraad and Christine Trost Looking Forward: Whither American Politics and Immigrant Rights Mobilization? 10. LA's Past, America's Future? The 2006 Immigrant Rights Protests and Their Antecedents Ruth Milkman 11. Drawing New Lines in the Sand: Evaluating the Failure of Immigration Reforms from 2006 to the Beginning of the Obama Administration Louis DeSipio 12. The Efficacy and Alienation of Juan Q. Public: The Immigration Marches and Latino Orientations toward American Political Institutions Francisco I. Pedraza, Gary M. Segura, and Shaun Bowler 13. Out of the Shadows, into the Light: Questions Raised by the Spring of 2006 Roberto Suro References Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Kim Voss and Irene Bloemraad

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"This important book makes a significant contribution to the growing fields of immigration, ethnic relations, and policy studies." -- D. A. Chekkie Choice "[The authors] make a compelling case... Read more...

 
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